House of Fraser manager sues employer for 1MILLION after 'suffering crippling injuries picking up an earring'Safaa Pate, 31, has handed High Court writ to clothing brand CoastShe reached for earring and 'heard clicking noise and felt her back give way'Coast claim she should have used a stick to pick up the jewellery in 2009 By Martin Robinson PUBLISHED: 12:25 GMT, 25 April 2013 | UPDATED: 23:35 GMT, 25 April 2013 Incident: Safaa Pate, 31, outside London's High Court, where she is suing Coast for 1m claiming she suffered crippling back injuries at work whilst picking up a dropped earring A FASHION shop manager who says she suffered crippling back injuries while bending down to pick up an earring at work is claiming more than 1million in damages. Safaa Pate, 31, is suing her employers saying she was left in ‘unbearable pain’ after trying to retrieve the earring, which had fallen under a display unit. She has had to undergo a spinal fusion operation for her ‘irreparable’ back injuries and now has no feeling in her left leg and foot.
Caught on CCTV: Moment mother gave birth in street outside shopping centre helped by security guardsKim Leighton gave birth on the pavement outside the Eden shopping centreShe was hurrying to hospital after her waters broke The mother was helped by security staff who had spotted her on CCTVGives her baby daughter the middle name 'Eden' in honour of her birth place By Anna Edwards PUBLISHED: 12:19 GMT, 12 February 2013 | UPDATED: 12:32 GMT, 12 February 2013 It's a moment when most expectant mothers want comfort and – most of all – privacy. But there was no chance of that for Kim Leighton who not only gave birth on a road outside a shopping centre – but she was caught on CCTV for the entire experience.
Bank of England to warn living costs 'will keep soaring for two years' rounded off the worst four years for Britain’s economy, outside the aftermath of war, since the 1830s – leaving the UK on the brink of triple-dip recession. ‘The UK is set for a slow but sustained recovery,’ the Bank said last week. Sir Mervyn has said the economy will ‘zig-zag’ in and out of growth for some time, a warning he may repeat on Wednesday.
Normal service resumes at Heathrow after ice and freezing fog saw almost 200 flights cancelled Heathrow Airport said no flights have been cancelled today following disruption caused by freezing fog yesterday 98 arrivals and 91 departures were called off at Britain's biggest airport Parts of Scotland reached -10C closely followed by Chesham, Buckinghamshire, at -9C and Little Rissington in Gloucestershire at -8CRush-hour commuters faced chaos on major roads including the A1(M) as well as the main line rail and Tube Spate of accidents on roads, including overturned car and another which crashed into house | UPDATED: 09:57 GMT, 13 December 2012 Normal service has resumed at Heathrow this morning after ice and freezing fog forced it to cancel 189 flights to and from the airport yesterday. Hundreds of passengers were thought to have been left stranded both here and abroad after the airport called off 98 arrivals and 91 departures scheduled throughout the day.
Thousands of passengers scramble for information at Heathrow as 189 flights are cancelled due to ice and freezing fog 98 arrivals and 91 departures called off at Britain's biggest airport Flights to Warsaw, Stockholm and Germany as well as internal journeys to Manchester and Aberdeen cancelledLondon City Airport also hit by delays and cancellations after temperatures plunged to well below freezing overnightParts of Scotland reached -10C closely followed by Chesham, Buckinghamshire, at -9C and Little Rissington in Gloucestershire at -8CRush-hour commuters faced chaos on major roads including the A1(M) as well as the main line rail and Tube Spate of accidents on roads, including overturned car and another which crashed into house Warmer conditions on way, but forecasters warn this will be accompanied by yet more heavy rain until Christmas | UPDATED: 19:12 GMT, 12 December 2012 Heathrow has been forced to cancel 189 flights to and from the airport today as ice and freezing fog descended on the UK. Hundreds of passengers are thought to have been stranded both here and abroad after the airport called off 98 arrivals and 91 departures scheduled throughout the day.